Sagebrush, a vital plant for water and wildlife in the rangelands of the West, is getting a boost from a cultivation project at Snake River Correctional Institution.
Author: Isaac Wasserman
Children as young as 13 are showing up as overdose cases, says Madison Hartung, an emergency room nurse in Ontario. The Enterprise talks with people on the frontline of the fentanyl surge in the special report Sneaky Killer: Fentanyl in Malheur County.
Dispatchers like Ashley Corder have to keep people calm as they cope with fentanyl overdose cases. The Enterprise talks with people on the frontline of the fentanyl surge in the special report Sneaky Killer: Fentanyl in Malheur County.
Bright red monkey bars, a yellow swing set and a big blue metal slide share space at Ontario’s Lanterman-Kiwanis Park with picnic tables under a shady pavilion and a soccer field. It’s one of two Kiwanis Club sponsored parks in Ontario. Soon the park may sport new renovations such as[Read More…]
For months, they work with their animals. They feed them, wash them, walk them. And, finally, at the Malheur County Fair those participating in FAA and 4H groups around Malheur County get to show their work. Some will go home with ribbons. All will go home with memories. And for[Read More…]
ONTARIO – Every few moments the door opened and a heavy wave of hot air rolled into the New Hope Day Shelter on Second Street in Ontario. It was Thursday, July 28, and David Winters sat at one of the big community-style tables, smiling as he filled out a housing[Read More…]
VALE – A low rumble fills the back pens of Vale’s Shamrock Arena. The deep rhythmic tone slows and Brian Bain’s voice cuts through the air. “Bronc,” he shouts. The rumble quickens again, and he presses his body against a rusty green gate. Dust fills the air as a bucking[Read More…]
The first time Clayton Crowhurst, real estate developer for Northwest Housing Alternatives set eyes on the commercial kitchen at River Bend Place in Ontario, he knew it had to be put to use.Crowhurst collaborated with Lindsay Grosvenor, Nutrition Oregon Campaign and the Oregon Food Bank to create the Western Treasure[Read More…]
By Isaac Wasserman The Enterprise WESTFALL – Slender fingers release the chain allowing the steel gate to sweep open. LindaMae Nuessle passes across the threshold into the Westfall Cemetery. The light sound of her footsteps can be heard over the gentle wind that brushes hair off her face. Nuessle settles[Read More…]
Fire burns into the ridges north of Willowcreek on June 28. The wildfire started on private land and spread to BLM ground. (The Enterprise/ISAAC WASSERMAN) UPDATE 11:55 a.m. Wednesday, June 29 – Wednesday, June 29 – Bureau of Land Management and Rangeland Fire Protection Associations resources are holding the Willowcreek[Read More…]